netbeans 8.02 and 8.1 not detect tomcat 8.5.4 started on ubuntu linux
In Netbeans 8 you may have to install the Tomcat plugin manually. After you download and extract Tomcat follow these steps:
1. Tools -> Plugins -> Available plugins, search for 'tomcat' and install the one named "Java EE Base plugin".
2. Restart Netbeans
3. On the project view (default left side of the screen), go to services, right click on Servers and then "Add Server"
4. Select Apache Tomcat, enter username and password and config the rest and finish[/url]